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Our Programs

Our Graduate Program

Choose a job that challenges you, gives you great experience, and lets you explore what you really enjoy. You’ll get all that, and more, with our Graduate Program.

We believe that our people is what makes our Company distinct and we are committed to offering you a unique, challenging experience that is shaped around you and your strengths, in an environment where your contribution and ideas are welcomed.

We offer a 12 month program which allows our Graduates to get experience in both the wholesale and retail parts of the business. Through this, you will get a breadth of experience across our organisation, which will help you to better understand all aspects of our business and therefore you can contribute to our business in a more meaningful way. Through this experience you will also better understand what is the best area suited to you, which in turn, creates numerous opportunities for a rewarding and challenging career.

At the completion of the 12 month program, we will work with you to find a full–time and permanent role within the organisation in either wholesale or retail divisions, where both a suitable vacancy exists and the relevant skill set and interest is identified.

At the end of your 12 month program, you will also be given the opportunity to do a final placement in the UK if you wish to gain some international experience.

If this looks like something you might be interested in - you can send your CV and cover letter directly to us at

For more information, download an information brochure HERE


Our Agricultural Technician Apprenticeship Program

What we offer

We can offer a rewarding career in an industry that always gives back to its people. Globally there is a huge need for people with this technical specialisation and agriculture is an industry that is constant and will always be needed. As the world’s population grows, farming is becoming more focused on the right technology and machinery to ensure that we are getting the highest yields possible but that this happens in a sustainable way. This is why there is an ever growing need, for talented, forward thinking Service Technicians who can grow with us to ensure our farmers succeed when it matters the most.

  • The Agricultural Technician Apprentice Program (ATAP) provides the opportunity to gain a qualification -  in New Zealand, a National Certificate in Automotive Heavy Engineering - Agricultural Equipment (Level 3-4) and in Australia, a Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology (specialising in Agricultural Mechanical)
  • The opportunity to 'earn while you learn'
  • The chance to work with advanced technology machines
  • A supportive environment with highly skilled mentors and coaches
  • World class training, delivered in New Zealand and Australia
  • An opportunity to Grow With Us

Who you are

We are seeking talented and motivated individuals to take the apprenticeship journey with us. We are looking for people who are customer focused, willing to learn and who lead by example. We want People who want to deliver with pride, passion and promise.

We offer a program the will help you grow and develop into a trade qualified Service Technician. We will ensure that you are working on world class brands, and offer you training in some of the newest technology. We will do all of this in a hardworking, yet enjoyable environment. As a company we offer great working conditions, a competitive rate of pay and a safe environment, along with great career opportunities for those who are wanting to progress.

To find out more about our program you can drop into one of our CLAAS Harvest Centre Dealerships and talk to some of our people to find out more or contact us or apply online by emailing your CV and a cover letter to

For more information, download an information brochure HERE

If this sounds like you, then take the next step on your journey with us and enquire about ATAP today!


Staff Profiles

We've been running Apprenticeship programs for many years, but our Graduate Program is a recent addition. Check out the profiles below to see how some of our team have benefited from joining our programs and getting the perfect start to their chosen career.
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45 Ron Guthrey Road, Avonhead
Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
PO Box 16130, Christchurch 8441

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